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October 31, 2014

Cell therapy for heart repair under close scrutiny

Stem cells isolated from a patient’s own heart could generate new vessels which will improve blood supply to damaged heart tissue, according to researchers at the University of Oxford.

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September 26, 2014

Research into toxic effects of cancer drugs gives new hope to patients

Several of the new cancer drugs, tyrosine kinase inhibitors (Trk-I’s), have been shown to have toxic effects on the heart, the causes of which are not known. Researchers at King’s College London, led by Dr Georgina Ellison, have been awarded funding from Heart Research UK to investigate.

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December 20, 2013

New method to grow heart muscle from stem cells

There may be a new method for producing cardiac muscle from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and/or induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), to fulfill the demand for therapeutic applications and drug testing, according to a study1 published recently in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine.

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September 27, 2012

Stem cells reduce heart attack’s ripple effect

Stem cells may significantly reduce the ripple-effect damage caused by myocardial infarction, according to a study1 published recently in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine.

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April 18, 2012

Stem cell cardiopatch aids post-MI health

A new type of stem cell-seeded patch promotes healing after myocardial infarction (MI), according to a study published recently in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine.1

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